Diane Daune

Principal Lecturer (interim)

School of Nursing

Brook Building, BB337

+44 (0) 1772 89 3625

Subject Areas: Children's Nursing

Diane is an experienced Senior Lecturer in children’s nursing. Diane trained at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, completed a BSc(Hons) in Nursing with the University of Wales Cardiff, and a Masters degree in inter-professional issue in health and social care at the University of Central Lancashire.

Full Profile

Diane’s career as a Registered Children’s Nurse spans over 30 years. Diane’s interests in nursing education have been on-going. She joined UCLan in 2004 and has been an active course leader. Diane played a major role in revalidation of the pre-registration nursing curriculum in 2012. The programme achieved 100% student satisfaction in the 2014 NSS and 98% of students have entered graduate employment. These results have been achieved through attention to detail, active engagement with students and maintaining academic/professional standards to maintain and improve the student experience.


  • Registered Sick Children’s Nurse /Registered General Nurse, Salford, 1983
  • Registered Midwife, Dewsbury, 1985
  • BSc (Hons) in Nursing, University of Wales Cardiff, 1996
  • MA Interprofessional Issues in Health and Social Welfare, University of Central Lancashire, 2002
  • PGDE for Teachers of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Chester with Liverpool University, 2003
  • Registered Nurse Educator NMC, 2003

Membership of professional and learned bodies

  • Member of the Royal College of Nursing
  • Fellow of Institute of Higher Education

Research Activities

  • Arts-Health


  • Running Arts-Health creative workshops with a range of service users

Teaching activities and responsibilities

  • Lecturing across a range undergraduate and post graduate Children’s Nursing Programme. Module leadership and student support.